Some of the most common causes of chronic coughs include sinus complications, tobacco use, hay fever, infections, medications, asthma and acid reflux. A chronic cough is one that lasts more than 8 weeks in adults and 4 w... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Home remedies for a chronic cough include quitting smoking and avoiding substances that trigger nasal allergies, states Mayo Clinic. Eating smaller portions several times a day may aid in counteracting a chronic cough th... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu

Applying a mustard poultice to the chest for up to 20 minutes helps to drain the air passages and lungs of excess mucus. A hot water bottle and heating pad can achieve the same result, and once the excess mucus is gone, ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Vitamins & Supplements

A dry cough and an itchy throat can be caused by several things, including environmental triggers, allergies, asthma, acid reflux and illnesses, such as the common cold, flu and strep, according to Mayo Clinic. Dry cough... More »

Some causes of inflammation of the esophagus include infections, certain medications and acid reflux. Inflammation of the esophagus is most commonly referred to as esophagitis, notes MedicineNet. More »

An airway infection (usually after a cold), whooping cough, asthma, empyema and congestive heart failure, can cause a dry cough, claims Healthgrades. Lung cancer, collapsed lung and certain medications, such as angiotens... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Chronic throat clearing may begin as a habit, but other causes include asthma, allergies, chronic sinus infections and side effects of medications, states Clarity Allergy Center. Acid reflux can cause throat issues, incl... More » Health Pain & Symptoms